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Monthly Archives: September 2017

  1. Developing Leadership Skills For IT Professionals

    Developing Leadership Skills For IT Professionals

    Over the years, I have worked with a number of born leaders who used their natural charisma and people’s skills to build powerful, goal oriented teams. I have also worked with people who exceeded all expectations while working as an individual contributor, but never really excelled in a leadership role. It is not that these people lacked the ambition or credentials to become a c-suite executive, they just struggled in developing the kind of skills you need to become a leader.


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  2. Friday Buzz Report – Issue Number 6

    Friday Buzz Report – Issue Number 6

    Ladies and gentlemen, it is our favorite day of the week and it is time to catch up with everything that happened in the world of technology this week. Today we will discuss Amazon’s Echo devices, the SpaceX program, putting iPhone 8 and Galaxy S8 in a blender and more. So let’s get to it.


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  3. 5 Ways Cloud Computing Is Changing the Way Business Is Done Online

    5 Ways Cloud Computing Is Changing the Way Business Is Done Online

    Cloud computing is a model devised for enabling universal access to shared pools of configurable resources. It is a technology that has changed the way online businesses are conducted these days. In order to make sure that you have the best talent in your organization for handling your cloud computing needs, you need to hire employees who have done some certifications like Exin cloud computing certification.


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  4. How To Ace Your CompTIA Cloud Plus Exam

    How To Ace Your CompTIA Cloud Plus Exam

    The incredible potential of the cloud has made it the favorite of IT companies all over the world. Commercial organizations of different dimensions are trying to take advantage of this phenomenon by migrating their data and applications to the virtual cloud. This change in the outlook of organizations has made certification in cloud computing and virtualization a sought-after qualification for IT professionals. As cloud computing works by storing your company data on external servers outside the organization, information security in this domain has become very important. The demand for quality information security training has risen considerably as more and more aspirants are looking towards information security jobs as a viable career option.


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  5. CASP - A Must-Have or a Nice-to-Have Certification?

    CASP - A Must-Have or a Nice-to-Have Certification?

    The internet is facing increasingly complex security threats with each passing day. As virtual pirates gain ground on cyber security via deceptive codes and backdoors, newer and more advanced security systems are getting obliterated the moment they land in the market. The repeated cracking of supposedly secure codes has turned into a recurring trend, which has put a question mark on the credibility of the IT companies and their security solutions. In order to stay one step ahead of the hackers at all times, cyber security firms are employing innovative and complex methods to bring a halt to this trend and safeguard the precious data in the virtual vaults of different organizations. The current crop of cyber security specialists has improvised with methods like customized hacks for troubleshooting the issues and have been somewhat successful in building solid solutions. However, the execution of such methods is quite difficult and requires advanced information security training for proper execution.


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  6. Friday Buzz Report - Issue Number 5

    Friday Buzz Report - Issue Number 5

    Whew, this was one eventful week at QuickStart to say the least, and let’s just say we can’t wait to recharge our batteries. How was your week? Before we catch up, let’s take a look at all the relevant tech news from around the world.


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  7. 5 Major Cyber Security Threats to Watch Out for in 2018

    5 Major Cyber Security Threats to Watch Out for in 2018

    This year has been marked by a number of high-impact cyber attacks. First, there were rumors that the US election was hacked, and while the hacking attempts may have been older than 2017, we will include it here because that’s when the news broke in to mainstream media. Then, there were ransomware attacks all over the world, and then there was the Equifax breach. All of that indicates a rise in cyber security threats, and one can only wonder what the next year has in store for us. The following is a list of 5 major security threats that can impact the operations of IT powered organizations in the year 2018:


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  8. How Penetration Testing Can Help Your Organization

    How Penetration Testing Can Help Your Organization

    The rapid evolution of technology during the last couple of decades has brought with it a number of challenges for business environments that rely heavily on internet-based virtual world operations. Depending on the type and volume of online interactions and services, the security requirements of different organizations vary greatly. Despite these vagaries, most enterprises employ standard security solutions which sometimes are unable to address all the vulnerabilities of a system, leaving them exposed to threats of hackers and viruses. This is a major concern for most organizations in the world and it screams for a solid solution. Penetration testing is an innovative way to nip potential security concerns in the bud. By hiring information security experts who have taken a certified penetration testing consultant course, you can ensure that your system is checked thoroughly for loopholes and vulnerabilities.


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  9. Are You Qualified To Become A Certified Penetration Testing Engineer?

    Are You Qualified To Become A Certified Penetration Testing Engineer?

    With the ever increasing number of hacking incidents, the need for securing information and data has risen considerably. Many solutions are available that promise complete safety from hackers and malicious viruses. However, these solutions do not take into account the overall operation and work structure of an enterprise. So, when these solutions are employed in an organization, hackers are able to exploit the limitations to infiltrate the virtual vaults and are able to get their hands on critical and invaluable information stored in an enterprise database. In order to resolve these flaws in cyber security, organizations have started making use of penetration testing. This has led to an increase in the number of jobs advertised for professionals who have done a penetration testing engineering course.


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